Backup-level Encryption


When a business-critical data is vulnerable, the consequences are devastating. Frequent data breaches and attacks by hackers are alerting the organizations to adopt the best ways to safeguard their business-critical data against the threats and hackers. With backup-level encryption feature of Vembu, you will able to protect your backed up data with customized or system generated passwords. This improved security feature will allow only the authorized person to access the backed up data while access to others will be denied and it is necessary to enter the appropriate password while restoring the backups.

Backup-level Encryption

How it works

An encryption password can be initially added along with its hints during the backup configuration or directly from the management tab of the BDR server. When the backup job configuration is on process you can either select an existing password or you can add a new password along with in the configuration wizard. With this encryption feature enabled all your individual backup jobs will now be protected with the selected password. The backed up data will remain encrypted and cannot be accessed for recovery unless the password is entered.
  • Once a password is set for a particular backup job and is saved, all the data you backed up will be secured and cannot be accessed without the set password
  • Both the full and the incremental data of backups will be encrypted with AES-256 bit encryption algorithm and will be sent to the server where it gets stored in the form of chunks
  • When recovery is initiated, the appropriate password of the respective backup job should be entered in order to proceed with the recovery

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